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Summary for 3120 Rainier AVE / Parcel ID 1282300270 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name: Boy Scouts of America Chief Seattle Council
Style: Modern - Northwest Regional Neighborhood: North Rainier Valley
Built By: Year Built: 1961
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the National Register of Historic Places.
Field Notes: Sound Transit EIS; Altered since Sound Transit survey; Architect - Ibsen Nelsen. This building was designed as the headquarters of the local Chief Seattle Council of the Boy Scouts of America by Ibsen Nelsen, who had previously designed buildings for a Boy Scout camp, Camp Omache. It is an example of the Northwest Style, with dark-stained hroizontal cedar siding, deep eaves and bands of windows. The land on which it sits was donated by the estate of Reginald Parsons, one of the founders of the local Scouting movement. Much of the labor and materials for the project were donated.

Detail for 3120 Rainier AVE / Parcel ID 1282300270 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Unknown Plan: Unknown
Structural System: Unknown No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce, Social Movements & Organizations
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Storefront: Intact
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Photo collection for 3120 Rainier AVE / Parcel ID 1282300270 / Inv #

Photo taken Oct 07, 2001
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